Cerebellum in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

  title={Cerebellum in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder},
  author={Patrick Berquin and Jay N. Giedd and Leslie K. Jacobsen and Susan D. Hamburger and Amy L. Krain and Judith L. Rapoport and Francisco Xavier Castellanos},
  pages={1087 - 1093}
Clinical, neuroanatomic, neurobehavioral, and functional brain-imaging studies suggest a role for the cerebellum in cognitive functions, including attention. However, the cerebellum has not been systematically studied in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We quantified the cerebellar and vermal volumes, and the midsagittal areas of three vermal regions, from MRIs of 46 right-handed boys with ADHD and 47 matched healthy controls. Vermal volume was significantly less in the boys… 

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